Buyer's Guide: Deals on the 2013/2014 Retina MacBook Pro, 2013 MacBook Air, and More

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This week's Buyer's Guide has deals on the 2013/2014 Retina MacBook Pro, the 2013/2014 MacBook Air, the Mac Pro, and several Apple accessories.

The deals on Macs aren't as significant as they have been in past weeks, but Apple's back to school program is still ongoing until September 9, offering EDU customers a gift card with the purchase of a Mac, iPad, or iPhone. Best Buy is also continuing to offer EDU customers $100 off all MacBooks and the iMac.

Retina MacBook Pro

There are a few deals 2014 Retina MacBook Pro this week, including the 13-inch 2.6Ghz/8GB/256GB model, which available for $1,379 from Adorama and B&H Photo. The high-end 2.5Ghz/16GB/512GB 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro is on sale for $2,374.99 from Best Buy, B&H Photo, and MacMall.

There are also some deals on remaining 2013 Retina MacBook Pros. The 2.4Ghz/8GB/256GB 13-inch model is available for $1,299 from Adorama and B&H Photo. The 2.0Ghz/8GB/256GB 15-inch model is available for $1,599 from Adorama and B&H Photo.

The non-Retina 13-inch MacBook Pro is also on sale for $999 from Best Buy, Adorama, and B&H Photo.

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MacBook Air

B&H Photo is continuing to offer rock bottom prices on remaining inventory of the 2013 MacBook Air. The 1.3Ghz/4GB/128GB 11-inch MacBook Air is available for $779, while the 1.3Ghz/4GB/256GB 11-inch MacBook Air is available for $889 and the 1.3Ghz/4GB/256GB 13-inch MacBook Air is available for $949.

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Mac Pro

Stock configurations of Apple's Mac Pro desktop computer are available at slightly discounted prices from several retailers this week. The 6-core 3.5Ghz/16GB/256GB machine can be purchased for $3,739.99 from Best Buy, Amazon, and B&H Photo, while the 4-core 3.7Ghz/12GB/256GB machine for $2,839.99 from Best Buy, Amazon, and B&H Photo.

B&H and Adorama, as always, are a good choice for buyers who live outside of New York and New Jersey, as the sites only charge sales tax in those states.

Apple Accessories

TextExpander 4 for Mac is available for $16.99 from StackSocial, a discount of $18 off of the regular $34.99 price. The Beats by Dre urBeats Earphones are available from Groupon for $74.99, down from $99.

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The Griffin Survivor Case for the iPad mini or iPad Air is available from Groupon for $24.99 to $27.99, offering savings of 65 percent. Groupon is also offering the Belkin Stylus + pen for $9.99, a discount of $25 off the regular price. Finally, the MetaWatch Strata Smartwatch is available for $39.99 at Best Buy through DealMac, a savings of $40.

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There are also some deals on remaining 2013 Retina MacBook Pros. The 2.6Ghz/8GB/512GB 13-inch model is available for $1,299 from Adorama (http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-462641-10785534?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.adorama.com%2FACME865LLA.html&cjsku=ACME865LLA) and B&H Photo (http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1010902-REG/apple_me865ll_a_13_3_macbook_pro_notebook.html/kw/APMBPME865LL/BI/2696/KBID/3612).

That's not correct. The 1299 model is 2.4,8gb,256 gb instead.
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